Book to movie alert: 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower'

Haven't yet read Stephen Chbosky's The Perks of Being a Wallflower?  Published in 1999, this book remains amazing popular thirteen years later, with 4 of the library's 6 copies checked out at the time of this writing.  Hollywood has picked up on this powerful story, in which teenage Charlie struggles to cope with the complex world of high school, including sex, love, drugs, and the pain of losing a close friend.  The movie version of this book, starring Paul Rudd, Kate Walsh, and Emma Watson (best known for her childhood role as Hermione in the Harry Potter movies), is set to come out on September 14.  More details and a trailer are available here.

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